Stanley John Parker (1890 - 1959)

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Stanley John Parker
1890 - 1959
Born
1890
Port Melbourne, Australia
Death
1959
Fair, Australia
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Port Melbourne, Australia
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Stanley John Parker was born in 1890 in Port Melbourne, Australia. He was born to John Parker and Isabella Geale Parker. He died in 1959 in Fair, Australia at 69 years old.
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Stanley John Parker passed away in 1959 in Fair, Australia at 69 years old. He was born in 1890 in Port Melbourne, Australia. He was born to John Parker and Isabella Geale Parker.

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In 1890, in the year that Stanley John Parker was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader √Čole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1919, by the time he was 29 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1929, Stanley was 39 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1948, he was 58 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1959, in the year of Stanley John Parker's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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